Girls In Tech Chile meets with entrepreneur Leslie Jarrín at ColungaHUB

December 16, 2016
Communications Colunga Foundation

The general director of ThoughtWorks Ecuador visited Chile and presented her history of improvement in the technological area, in a meeting at ColungaHUB.

In order to generate spaces for conversation, which contribute to the formation of technology creators and entrepreneurs in Chile, Girls in Tech together with Ada Lovelace Academy and Thoughtworks, held a meetup with the Ecuadorian entrepreneur Leslie Jarrín.


 "From Girls In Tech we believe that an entrepreneur is not only someone who is undertaking independently, but also in all the challenges we face in our daily work. What Leslie came to tell us is that entrepreneurship is much broader than what is believed, and tell us what their challenges and teachings were, "says Diana Vargas, Director of Sustainability at Girls in Tech Chile.

In the last 10 years, Leslie has participated in the creation of at least 3 large technology companies, among which is Apoyo Libre, a company that is still operating in Ecuador. Since 2013, Leslie leads the expansion of Thoughtworks in Latin America from Quito, the first Hispanic headquarters of this multinational.

The meeting, held at the Colunga Foundation, had a public from different areas of the ecosystem in Chile, independent entrepreneurs, representatives of educational institutions that intend to establish innovative and interesting contents in their institutional educational line and women who are undertaking from their companies.

Girls in Tech Chile, a member organization of ColungaHUB, intends to generate new meetups during the year 2017, which promote entrepreneurship, creation and use of technology by women in Chile.

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